Incorrigibles: Bearing Witness to the Incarcerated Girls of New York Exhibition at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse Charles P. Sifton Gallery.
[From left to right] Dazzle, Jewell, Sarah, Pigmented ink on archival paper.
Incorrigibles is a transmedia project that tells the stories of ‘incorrigible’ girls in New York State over the last 100 years. Drawing on the personal narratives of incarcerated young women, the work investigates juvenile justice and social services for young women, and takes form as a book, exhibition, and web platform.
Language Sampler Collaborative work with embroidery artist Diana Weylan
Incorrigible Stories Book Installation and Oral Histories
[Left] Linda Pigmented ink on archival paper. [Right] American Dream Beth Thielen. Charbonnel ink mono-prints on black Arches Cover. Artist Book, variant edition of twenty,
Ella Pigmented ink on archival paper. Image Courtesy Library of Congress
Anna Pigmented ink on archival paper
Cemetery, Hudson Correctional Installation. Pigmented ink on archival paper
Archival documents from the New York State Training School for Girls (1904-1975)
Drawing on the personal narratives of young women deemed "incorrigible" and sentenced to the New York State Training School (1904-1975), this short film investigates the history and present state of juvenile justice and social services for girls.
Run time: 13:11